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Paulo Freire: For a Pedagogy of the Wrath of the Oppressed

Who are the “oppressed” in Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed? All over the world, these are the damned of the earth; those colonized from overseas lands; those battered, raped or feminized women; those proletarians exploited, disqualified or invalidated; these populations bombarded, starved and driven out; those discriminated, marginalized or excluded people; those children unloved, […]

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Thésée, G. (2021). Paulo Freire: For a Pedagogy of the Wrath of the Oppressed. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/paulo-freire-for-a-pedagogy-of-the-wrath-of-the-oppressed/

Gina Thésée

Gina Thesee (thesee.gina@uqam.ca)is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, University of Quebec à Montreal (UQAM), and is also Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education. She is interested in the socio-educational contexts related mainly to colonization, culture, ethnicity, gender and race. Her theoretical framework for transformative and emancipatory education is rooted in critical perspectives, and borrows from diverse critical currents, such as anti-colonialism, antiracism, democracy, environmentalism, feminism, indigeneity or transculturalism.

The Humility of Paulo Freire

I encountered Paulo Freire’s work in 1990 at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. I read the Pedagogy of the Oppressed in a course that compared Freire’s work with that of Gandhi, Cabral, Nyerere and Guevara, a wonderful mélange of thoughts and thinkers who sought to provide counter-hegemonic visions […]

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Carr, P. R. (2021). The Humility of Paulo Freire. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-humility-of-paulo-freire/

Paul R. Carr

Paul R. Carr is a Full Professor in the Department of Education at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada, and is also the Chair-holder of the UNESCO Chair in Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education (DCMÉT). His research focuses on political sociology, with specific threads related to democracy, global citizenship, the environment, intercultural relations, and transformative change in education.